Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, is struck by a blast that may have harmed several people.

Blast occurred in busy shopping district in western part of city . No group reportedly took responsibility for the assault .

KABUL, Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, was hit by a bomb blast on Saturday, and many people were feared dead, according to witnesses.The explosion occurred in a busy shopping district in the western part of the city, where Shiite Muslim communities meet regularly.Emergency personnel were rushed to the scene in a video clip shared online.The scene was also near bus stations.

At least eight people were killed and 18 were wounded in a blast in Kabul carried out by the Islamic State militant group on Friday.